Mayor Villaraigosa wants more ambulances on the streets and a complete overhaul of management in the fire department to help improve slow emergency response times.
Los Angeles Unified teachers have approved a new labor agreement with the school district that will give teachers wide-ranging decision-making power in running their schools.
A group of Republican business leaders in Orange County broke ranks Friday with the mainstream GOP party line on immigration reform.
Many attendees at Carson City Hall voiced their fears that their public pensions are being unfairly targeted in these tough financial times.
The Los Angeles Unified School District needs critical reform in teacher evaluation, tenure and teaching assignment policies, according to a national study of the district released Tuesday.
Organizers are hoping for large crowds on Sunday, but smaller numbers could mean fewer problems for police officers.
A new study says Los Angeles County is home to some of the most frivolous lawsuits in the nation — making it the second-worst place in the U.S. to seek justice.
Fresh off of an election night being hailed by party leaders as a repudiation of the current administration, Republicans now say it’s time to repeal the health care reform bill.
The Los Angeles Unified School District says 43 campuses are eligible for Public School Choice reform, meaning nonprofits, charter operators and teachers can apply to run underachieving or new campuses.
The latest proposal to cut pension costs for the city of Los Angeles was met with cries of “pension envy” from the union for civilian workers.
If approved, sworn personnel with 20 years of service would be entitled to a pension equivalent to 40 percent — instead of 50 percent — of their average salary.
An independent think tank says California’s pension fund is awash in red ink, and the burden for every worker in the state could rise to $10,000 a year by 2014.
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and Controller Wendy Greuel say new changes to the city’s pension plan for police and firefighters could bring in up to $200 million in savings — but there’s a catch.
A study says California spent the most money in the nation to educate college students who dropped out after their first year.